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Open Preview See a Problem? Advanced Search Find a Library. He tries to go back. The back cover states that this story is about a young boy named Aleksander and his story tellings during the Bosnian war, how he fled to Germany and 10 years late I started this book last November, read about 30 pages and stopped. But I did find some beautiful passages.
He searches desperately for Asija, a girl he met in a stairwell in a crowded building as Serbian soldiers looted and destroyed. Summer turn to winter, houses are demolished, people in photos turn to photos on gravestones. The chapter titles are, depending on your preference, either twee and preten I finished this book ages ago, but alas I have not had time to do up a proper review.
Kako vojnik popravlja gramofon
The real world breaks in his village, in the form of a war as senseless as it is cruel. With a lie, he saves Asija, a Muslim girl. Oh and ideology, Communism, multiculturalism … yep that was my good old Yugoslavia. This is not a story within a story, but rather, two twin stories, as both tell the story of a young How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone by Sasa Stanisic Trans.
War aside, the author simply captures a child’s perception of a tragic occurrence with poetic beauty. That’d be great, then you wouldn’t need the translation, you could read it yourself every evening between eight porpavlja nine.
After the first hundred or so pages, the book improved– there are a couple of chapters near the end that are downright heartshattering– but it remained a little too precious, and the characters too underdeveloped for my taste. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
I liked the first half of the book much better than the second. Tara rated it it was ok Jan 28, I support furthermore and etcetera! Yes, Aleksander and his best mate Edin watch the overloaded cars, enjoying the spectacle of ancient Golfs or Yugos weighed down by suitcases, sofas, boxes and crates, but their attention is taken by the scraping exhaust pipes. Ellen Young rated it popravljq was ok Nov 09, You already recently rated this item. And after that she said no more, and she never vojnlk to any kind of question again.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. You can visit the country for the first time, a stranger in a stranger land. Citations are based on reference standards.
View all 21 comments. After Grandpa Rafik was buried, they say she said at his graveside: I remember feeling really excited about the potential of this book when I first picked it up in the bookstore, but when I actually started to read it in earnest, I found myself disappointed. I find it hard to buy into child narrators because usually the voice written for them is too literary, their perspective too adult for me to buy into that this is a child talking.
Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. The Drina features solidly in the book as well and it is probably the best love story about the river since Ivo Andric.
Nathalie rated it it was ok Oct 30, Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Jul 21, Weltschmerz rated it it was amazing Shelves: De brieven aan Asija, de onvoltooide tekeningen, de Drina, de lijsten, de Yugo, opa Slavko, de brave Bloemkool, Mikimaus, Kiko, Francesco, Zoran, Oeroma, de telefoontjes naar Serajevo, muziekprofessor Popovic, het niet getekende doel op de schoolmuur, de voetbalwedstrijd achter Gods voeten This is not a story within a story, but rather, two twin stories, as both tell the story of a young boy growing up in a small Bosnian village in post-Tito Communist Yugoslavia.
Once, attempting to express how badly someone sang, I said “Er singt wie ein Pferd” – He sings like a horse. They get the old chestnut ‘My Fatherland’ as essay subject, one that comes round at least twice a year. E gli anni passano. Ad avvicinare la sua lingua alla poesia. Ich bin Jugoslawe – ich zerfalle also.
Kako vojnik popravlja gramofon by Saša Stanišić (2 star ratings)
Jessica rated it it was ok Jun 11, In his early twenties, he returns to Sarajevo to sort out what is real and what imagined, and is plagued with the guilt of having escaped. Your request to send this item has been completed.
Mako self-center you more than ever. The utterly consistent voice of ten-year old Aleksander as narrator means, however, that this is never an issue, popdavlja are just his Mum and Dad after all, but watch the names, be aware of the names of his gra Exuberant.
It seemed to be too cutesy with the child protagonist going on and on and on and on about his grandfather dying. There are sections written in different voices, stylistic quirks, elements you might call magical realist, a bit of a book-within-a-book and so on.